Eastport Arts Center

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Summer Arts Camp Begins July 11—Register Now!

A Summer Arts Camp will be offered for students ages 6-13, on July 11, 12, 14 and 15, 9:30 am-noon each day, at Eastport Arts Center. Instructors Sara Myrick, art, and L. Elwood, movement, will base activities on a ‘Kindness to Our Environment’ theme. Myrick’s craft instruction will focus … [Read More]

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April Vacation Arts Camp Enjoyed By All

A lively group of young learners had a fun time at last week’s April Vacation Arts Camp with Sara Myrick, held Wednesday, April 20. Photos below show the campers at work on their creations and Myrick reading the group the book, ‘Kindness Machine.’ Posters created on the kindness theme … [Read More]

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EAC to Offer April Vacation Arts Camp

Please note—we still have spaces remaining for Arts Camp! Please email alison@eastportartscenter.org ASAP to reserve your child’s space! EAC will offer an April Vacation Arts Camp from 9:30-11:30 am on Wednesday, April 20. Geared for ages 6 to 13, the camp will be taught by popular instructor Sara Myrick … [Read More]

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Colorful Camp a February Break Highlight for Young Teachers and Students

A full house of happy children created several art projects and played movement games during their February break at an EAC Arts Camp offered Wednesday morning, February 23. Instructor Nia Aretakis taught the students the colorful art of a tissue paper printing technique, and in drawing their own fish … [Read More]

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February Break Arts Day Offered for Youth

Eastport Arts Center will offer a February Break Arts Day for ages 6-13 on Wednesday, February 23, from 9:30-11:30 am. Instructors Nia Aretakis (art) and L. Elwood (movement and games) will get children’s creative juices flowing with the fun session. Aretakis will start with a simple tissue paper printing … [Read More]

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April Break Campers Create Upcycled Art in Video Recap

Children from Calais, Eastport, Perry and Whiting took part in EAC’s Earth Day-themed April Vacation Arts Camp led by talented art teacher Devon McPhee. The first project used upcycled materials to create a pencil cup with a collaged-on sunlit forest scene. Next, campers created 8-sided mandala drawings with more … [Read More]

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Arts Campers and Creations Captured in Video Recap

EAC’s annual school break week Arts Camp was a colorful February highlight with an eager group of students aged 6 to 12 working via Zoom on a menagerie of paper-craft reptiles. Instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro, both full-time educators in Washington County, shared their school break time with … [Read More]

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School Break Week’s Arts Camp Is Inspired by Reptiles

EAC will offer Remarkable Reptiles, a Vacation Week Arts Camp, on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February, 18, with popular instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro. The camp, held via Zoom from 10 to 11 am each day, will offer an array of hands-on activities, including accordion snakes, dazzling lizards and … [Read More]

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Break Week Doldrums? February Boasts Youth Activities

With a two-day Vacation Arts Camp and a new Craft-Along, February promises to be a rich month for EAC’s youth art activities. First will be Nia Aretakis’ latest Craft-Along video on February 12—Papercraft Suncatcher Hearts—which will teach viewers a simple and fun technique for making semi-transparent decorations which glow … [Read More]

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EAC’s First Digital Arts Camp Engaged Children in Painted Exploration

EAC’s first digital Summer Arts Camp, Ann Cannizzaro’s, I Wonder with Watercolors, engaged a dozen children, ages 6-14, in the fascinating art of watercolor painting via three days of Zoom sessions, July 7, 8 and 9. Campers began with basic skills—’activating’ their pots of paint with plenty of water … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.